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Lyft seeks $23bn IPO valuation

Ride-hailing firm and Uber-rival Lyft is hoping to raise $2.1bn in what would be the US’ biggest technology listing since Snap’s initial public offering in 2017

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Uber finally settles six-year lawsuit with $20m out-of-court payment

Ahead of plans to go public later this year, Uber has confirmed that it has settled a long-running class-action lawsuit with drivers in California and Massachusetts

Uber agrees to pay VAT in Egypt

Uber’s long-running feud with local taxi drivers in Egypt may finally come to a close after the firm agreed to pay VAT

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Intel veteran Aicha Evans named CEO of self-driving vehicle start-up Zoox

Silicon-Valley-based start-up Zoox has announced that Intel’s Aicha Evans will replace former CEO and co-founder Tim Kentley-Klay, who left the company unexpectedly in August

Uber’s driverless cars return to public roads for the first time since fatal crash

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has granted Uber permission to restart its autonomous vehicle programme, albeit subject to a number of restrictions

Uber to pay $148m in settlement fees for 2016 data breach cover-up

Uber has been fined millions for concealing a hack that compromised the data of 57 million users

Uber death could cause backlash for the autonomous vehicle industry

Elaine Herzberg’s death, the first involving a pedestrian and a self-driving car, represents a watershed moment for autonomous vehicle technology

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Uber must adhere to transport regulations, says European Court of Justice

The European Court of Justice has dismissed Uber’s claim that it is simply a digital platform company, declaring it must be subject to industry-wide transport regulations

Uber rivals Didi Chuxing and Taxify form cross-continental partnership

China’s largest taxi app, Didi Chuxing, will invest in Europe’s Taxify in order to help the company expand its operations

Ride-hailing app Grab attracts record $2.5bn investment as Uber falters

Substantial investments from Softbank and Didi are set to propel Grab towards record levels of funding

Uber forced to sack star engineer in legal battle with Google

In a court case over the alleged theft of trade secrets, Uber has fired Anthony Levandowski, former head of its autonomous driving division

Hong Kong authorities arrest Uber drivers

Taxi company Uber faces another legal challenge in Hong Kong, following the arrest of 21 drivers

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